University of San Diego Graduate Commencement 2022

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The Sixty-Third


May 22, 2022 | May 28, 2022

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Class of 2022 Graduate Programs School of Leadership and Education Sciences and Professional and Continuing Education Sunday, May 22, 2022 9 a.m. PROCESSIONAL Mace Bearer Robert Donmoyer, PhD, Professor, Leadership Studies, School of Leadership and Education Sciences PROCESSIONAL MUSIC Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 — Sir Edward Elgar WELCOME Gail F. Baker, PhD, Vice President and Provost COLOR GUARD NROTC San Diego NATIONAL ANTHEM Christopher Kagoo ’22 INVOCATION Michael Lovette-Colyer, PhD ’13, Vice President, Mission Integration GREETING James T. Harris III, DEd, President CONFERRAL OF DEGREES Joi Spencer, PhD, Interim Dean, School of Leadership and Education Sciences Gail F. Baker, PhD, Vice President and Provost PRESENTATION OF DEGREE CANDIDATES AND AWARDING OF DEGREES WELCOME FROM THE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION Vincent S. Moiso ’95, P’24, Alumni Association President ALMA MATER Christopher Kagoo ’22 RECESSIONAL


Class of 2022 Graduate Programs College of Arts and Sciences, Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science, Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies, Knauss School of Business, Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering Saturday, May 28, 2022 9 a.m. PROCESSIONAL Mace Bearer Hugh Ellis, PhD, Professor, Biology, College of Arts and Sciences PROCESSIONAL MUSIC Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 — Sir Edward Elgar WELCOME Gail F. Baker, PhD, Vice President and Provost COLOR GUARD NROTC San Diego NATIONAL ANTHEM Kathryn Mefford, JD ’22 INVOCATION Father Gregory McGivern, University Chaplain GREETING James T. Harris III, DEd, President CONFERRAL OF DEGREES Noelle H. Norton, PhD, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences Jane Georges, PhD, Dean, Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science Patricia Márquez, PhD, Dean, Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies Tim Keane, PhD, Dean, Knauss School of Business Chell A. Roberts, PhD, Dean, Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering PRESENTATION OF DEGREE CANDIDATES AND AWARDING OF DEGREES WELCOME FROM THE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION Vincent S. Moiso ’95, P’24, Alumni Association President ALMA MATER RECESSIONAL


Commencement Committee Roger Pace, PhD, Office of the Vice President and Provost, Co-Chair Coreen Petti, University Events and Partnerships, Co-Chair Jennifer Lee Aller, Student Affairs Charles Bass, Alumni Relations Hilary Beggs, Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies Stephanie Zaren Castro, University Events and Partnerships Linda Dews, School of Leadership and Education Sciences Mike Dils, University Mobility and Scheduling Lisa Fernandes, University Advancement Amanda Ford, NROTC Anna Garretson, University Marketing and Communications Kacy Hayes, PhD, Knauss School of Business Shyen Hirabayashi, Associated Students Benn Joyce, Professional and Continuing Education Ron Kaufmann, PhD, College of Arts and Sciences Capt. Quinton Kawahara, Public Safety Mary Kruer, University Ministry Jake Kuennen, Athletic Facilities and Operations Frances Laviscount, Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies Merrill Marker, Student Affairs Facilities Sgt. Henry Marquez, Public Safety Rachelle Martinez, School of Leadership and Education Sciences Andrew McMillin, University Advancement Sabrina Nelson, Center for Student Success Marissa Newman, School of Law Carol Norman, Hospitality Services Rick Olson, PhD, Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering Renda Quinn, Parent and Family Relations Stephanie Reighley, University Advancement Sybilla Robison, One Stop Student Center Emma Rojas-Liseski, Parking Services Mariann Sanchez, Graduate Student Life Rachelle Sanders, Office of the Registrar Michael Sauer, Digital Communications Kristin Scialabba, PhD, Office of the Vice President and Provost Carol Scimone, Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science Reuel Shivers, Office of Graduate Records Cheryl Shoemaker, Hospitality Services Elizabeth Silva, Office of the Registrar Patrick Simon, University Marketing and Communications Gretel Sosa, Parent and Family Relations Rosemary Stallbaumer, Student Financial Services Jim Thrailkill, USD Torero Store Thu Tran, General Services Ching-Fang Tu, Office of the Registrar Samuel White, Graduate Student Council 5


2022 Graduate Commencement

Doctoral Degrees

School of Leadership and Education Sciences Eugena Anderson Helmets Off: An Exploratory Investigation Into The Philanthropic Activity Of Black NFL Players Brigitte Blazys The Mitigation Of In-Group And Outgroup Biases: Understanding The Perceptions Of Educators On The Contact Approach Theory Joseph Brogan Leaders Of Change: An Exploration Of Relationships Between International School Administrators’ Mindsets And Their Preferred Leadership Styles Patrick James Butler Unconscious Bias in United States Marine Corps Leadership Doctrine: Examining Microaggressions Through Document Analysis Giovanni Stephen De Meo Personal Data Privacy And Protective Federal Legislation: An Exploration Of Constituent Positions On The Need For Legislation To Control Data Reliant Organizations Collecting And Monetizing InternetObtained Personal Data Erik Stephen Dees Espoused Versus Operationalized Organizational Values: A Case Study Of Values Integration Andrew Feghali Executive Peer Advisory Groups: Who They Are? What Are Their Benefits? Why Do Members Join and Stay? Kirsten A. Flewelling Teacher Sensemaking in Times of Crisis: A Case Study of the Teaching of High School Ethnic Studies Classes During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Black Lives Matter Protests Pedro Flores When “First, Do No Harm” Fails: A Restorative Justice Approach To Workgroup Harms In Healthcare Craig Goodman Examining the Cross-Cultural Competence of United States Christian Missionaries Engaged in Developing Indigenous Leaders: A Mixed Methods Study Sean C. Green The Pontem Path: A Case Study of a Catholic Bridge Program Focusing On College Readiness


Rhonda Harley Black Beyond Measure: An Antideficit Exploration Of Cultural Capital Within A National Society Of Black Engineers (Nsbe) Chapter At A Predominantly White Institution (Pwi) David M. Hubinger Understanding Food Waste Behavior and Ways to Influence Positive Change and Waste Reduction Adriana Loson-Cebellos Understanding the Benefits of Latino Giving Circles: An Emancipatory Research Study Michele L. McConnell Reproducing the Status Quo in the Middle School English Classroom: A Critical Examination of Literacy Learning Via Personalized Learning Technology Merdin Mohammed A Study of the Challenges Faced by Students Who Identify as Refugees Who Have Experienced Interrupted Education and Trauma Jeffrey Stephan Myers Improving the Retention of United States (U.S.) Government Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Employees Cristina A. Padilla Latinidad and Agency of Voice: Latina Leader Identity Development Peggy Peattie Using Visual Storytelling to Design Solutions-based Approaches to Homelessness Justin Pendry An Explanatory Sequential Study Of Cadet Commitment At The United States Air Force Academy Emily Ann Ruiz School Administrator Preparation in Special Education: A Cross-Case Analysis Colton Cecil Strawser Community Foundations As Community Leaders Teresa Gobeli VanHorn Doing More With Less: A Quantitative Analysis Of Mindfulness, Meditation, Sustainable Consumption Awareness And Practice Among University Undergraduates

Doctoral Degrees

School of Leadership and Education Sciences Ryosuke Watanabe Exploring the Impact of an Online Leadership Course on Japanese Undergraduate Students’ Conception of Leadership

Master’s Degrees


Sara Antoinette Alkhedairy Sara Antos Malinahi Armendariz Joseph Bartlett Pearl Basaldua Rand Basma Madeleine India Bishop Agne Sofia Bolsakova Rebecca Brisley Judith Davis Dallas J. Edge Chelsea Leigh Fabris Cassandra Marie Fisher Mary Singer Gildersleeve Courtney Jaclyn Gingras Sarah Jane Houck Joling Hsiang Alexis Jeanette Isaac Katelyn E. Kivett Nikita Kohli Dillon Michael Levy Liliana Leyva Tamara Makki Bianca Noelle Martinez Jamal Raheem Oakes Yulissa Ortiz Riley M. Packard-Rau Ivan Pena Zairhey Alexandra Perez Madeline Plansky Nikhita Rajesh Pulikkal Nicole Anne Reppucci Daniel Ernesto Reza Sophia Catherine Rodriguez Cassandra Rebecca Rude Nathaly Jacqueline Ruiz

Nishtha Sharma Lauren Rae South Kadee K. Sylla Sydney Genamae Taylor John Ian Napalan Tiu Diane Umuhoza Chad Matthew Vacco Renata Vieira Mackenzie Jewell White Megan Woyke MASTER OF ARTS IN COUNSELING, SPECIALIZATION IN SCHOOL COUNSELING (LPCC ELIGIBILITY)

Madeleine Blake Sofia Flores Borbon Chelsey Boykin Amy Hope Burton Selena Gallardo Corcoran Sarah Leign Cramer Pamela Nicole Green Andrea Danielle Guevara Tanya M. Ibrahim Kyle Kathryn Levesque Adali Eufemia Quinonez Alejandra Lysette Ruiz Tiffany Ann Stanton Emily Stebbings Hannah Marie Subcleff Lindsey Paige Wasiak MASTER OF ARTS IN COUNSELING, SPECIALIZATION IN SCHOOL COUNSELING

Celina Amaro John B. Chapman Jennifer C. Macedo Jazmin Daniela Maya Madison Norrington Nicole A. Olguin 7


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Master’s Degrees

School of Leadership and Education Sciences Brianna Elizabeth Pecora Rebecca Kristine Peterson Jorge Saldivar Anabel Soto Louisa C. Stanwich Angelica Bachiller Viado Rosemary Vigil Michael J. Wetherholt MASTER OF ARTS IN HIGHER EDUCATION LEADERSHIP

Monique Brianna Appel Diana M. BuDoff Stephanie Burga Anjelica Cespedes Jemefer Angela De La Cruz Cruz Ryan Joseph Dillon Jeffrey Fox Alejandra Gonzalez-Zuniga Valerie Gurrola Rebecca Hill Juleane Johnson Lizeth Juvera Jonathan Limon Nuanua Luli Dina Marinescu Daisy J. Martinez Amado B. Berrios Mejia Matthew J. Mclver Dan Morgan Jessica Naidu Petar Nastoski Maria Nessim Sydney Pidgeon Marvens Pierre Stephanie Pineda Alandra Brooke Sanchez David Santos Castillo Nicholas J. Twohig Kylie Transki Christian D. Walker Nathan C. Wiggins Kayla Wilkins Olivia Wurzbach MASTER OF ARTS IN LEADERSHIP STUDIES

Peter Joseph Abinanti Monique Berumen Kendall Erin Bird Kathryn Elizabeth Brady 8

Julia Patricia Camillucci Elijah Cayetano Will Davies Antonia Jose-Davis Lucien Aymerick Eloundou Jose E Martinez Ivonne Griselle Montano Dee Kayalar Polat Joshua Parrish Autiyeh Soltani Chrismarie S.Urzedowski Andrew Wolgemuth Richard Kenneth Young MASTER OF ARTS IN MARITAL AND FAMILY THERAPY

Meiken Shupe Alexander Sasha Renee Ambrose Deanna Cantu Teo Livingston Chiesa Lucia Ariana Damian Elizabeth Anne Deig Mckenna K. Ebiner Saba Faridi Madison Gebhardt Caroline Carrere Gerlach Jake Glassman Jordan William Harber Natalie Ann Holland Emily Jarrell Christopher Nikhil Kagoo Helene Acosta-Kane Ross A. Kanter Lily Song Lee Joanna Mailani Arancon Lima Alexis Leigh Lockwood Mary Frances McDonough Lauren Elizabeth McMichael Carolina Oviedo Betsabel Perez Roldan Diana Fay Reyes Dorna Sepehri Jeanette Shepherd Yrineo Tapia Paige Marie Riebeth Thompson Lee F. Torelle Itzel Velasco Madeline Margaret Weerts Joli Ana Welch Sheri Yuri Yu

Master’s Degrees


Norma A. Andrade Anthony Q. Bernal Jessie D. Case Cherryl Anne Castro-Lector Gurmit S. Chahal Nicole Pauline Deis Lupe Flores Sara Lynn Gibbs Jesse Vladimir Gonzalez Vernita L. Gutierrez Corinne Ann Hanson Samantha Jenkins Emma Rose Kitnick Kaitlyn A. Korogy Ebonay Lee Taylor Sieben Halan Stanfield Richard Jaret Teijeiro Robin Tanya Watson Kim Yochbed MASTER OF EDUCATION

Hennah Abubaker Kelsey Marie Alexander Eric Alvarado Angela Christine Amigable Stacia Corrine Anderson Rebecca Sarah Anderson Courtney Atkinson Sujana Balaji Raquel Alcala Baumgardner Daniel Bordelon Allan Jeffrey Brown Angelyn Kathleen Brown Katherine Brumley Brittany Bryan Jimelle Carlson Sara Chamberlain Eric Rafael Chavez Jovina I. Collado Nicole Costa Christian Czarnecki Emily Deitrick Nancy C. Eberhardt Rylie D. Ens Monique R. Escobedo Jennifer Lynn Feliciano Carla Fernandez

Alicia Fong Megan Ashley Fotos Juan Efren Garibay Stefany Gary Keeley Gasparro Tatiana Gessling Candice Gianelloni Colleen Hewson Rhyan Hughes Kelsie Noel Kaufmann Jennifer C. Kelly Julia Kenison Erin Elizabeth Koletar Leanne Elizabeth Kridl Jessica Kurello Earl Jordan Lalata Charles J. Lamb David C. Martinez Molly McQuestion Amanda Meyer Jennifer Jane Minor Bowen Morrison Noel Virginia Mary Morrison Hanna E Mushet-Cardenas Rebecca Krentzman Nuckles Maninder Kaur Palahey Sarah M. Pruitt Magda Rahardja Huynh Samantha Ramirez Melissa Judith Remmick Ronald Eugene Riggs Mishia Rivas-Wakefield Lauren Suzanne Robertson Alexandra R. Rocha Amber L. Rodarte Danielle Saffer Chary Salvador Danielle Blair Sanford Tiniah Smith Sarah Elizabeth Solberg Joshua Springthorpe Michaela Stevens Alejah F. Tabula Ashley Thornton Annie Marie Tornabene Arty Vongphakdy Cheng-Shi Wang Karin Wardell Kristin Renee Warren Yvonne M. Zimmerman 9


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Master’s Degrees


Siena M. Abbiate Sevana Adourian Katherine Aeono Yesenia Aguayo Ashlyn M. Bodily Brendan Michael Rajah-Boyer Leah Brill Maddie Campbell Jordan Pauline Carlson Maxwell Ethan Chacon Brenda Marie Chand Allison Crum Maria De La Cruz Gabriel K. Cruz Alexandra S. Doherty Vanessa Dominguez Corina O. Durra Evelin Flores Bianca Noelle Garoutte Esteban Guzman Jaimes Omar Hernandez Garcia Reese Rea Hodapp Sydney K. Hunter Ashley Johnson Taylor Ann Johnson Oliver P. Kane Michael Frederick Kennedy Kellie King Anna E. Kraft Sarah Hannah Kubo Alexandra N. Larson Jessica B. Lee Levina Mack Esmeralda Lynette Melchor Robert Michael Mendez Mia Mendola Clara Mesaros Katherine Marie Monko David Bruce Mulmat ll Yareli Munoz Jose Samantha Faviola Nogales Rachel Grayce O’Malley Adan Mauricio Pacheco Mikayla A. Payne Tristan Perry Karina R. Pereda Ashley Solis Perez Amanda J. Prather 10

Brianna M. Pressey Diana L. Ramirez Judit Rangel Jake Richter Jesselyn Rosas Victoria J. Sage Omar Alejandro Sanchez Michelle L. Scagnetti Margaret Ann Scott Belisario Soriano Daniela Torres Sarah Marie Visse Michale Dylan Watson Jessica J. Witt Madison CJ. Yahner Fiona Tinyee Yue MASTER OF EDUCATION IN SPECIAL EDUCATION WITH CREDENTIAL


Shahad Muhammad Alhania Sharon Mill Cheung Mary De Wolff Toluwalope Ladeinde Henry Walter Tan Nguyen Teresa A. Spyra

Master’s Degrees


Frank Ahan Raghdah Alsaad Jonathan R. Arias Emmanuel Asamoah Asare Marina Christine Baker Marissa R. Becker Armando Beltran Smeet S. Bhakta Emmylou Bice Jacob Braun Erin Elizabeth Butler Alexandru Butnareanu Justin Anthony Canfield Matthew Chiappone Katherine Anne Cook Patrick Copland Daniel Cordeiro Marques Darryl J. Crowe David Edwin Stuart Cumbow Reba Aster Fabozzi Russell Findley William Samuel Finn Philip John Garofalo Ronak Gupta Asia Harris James Hawthorne Marcus Lionel Holland Eric Hollandsworth Anthony Ibhawaegbele Guillermo R. Jerez Sarah Johnson Adam Karajah Jaspreet Kaur Jeffrey A. Kool Alex Kuhn Laronda Lee Joshua Leewarner Nathaniel Blake Lemen Kevin McCaffrey John Colin McGovern Keanna Z. Medina Oscar C. Medina Daniel Apolinar Mendiola Angelica Y. Meza Michael Mosier Michael Munoz

Sudhir Mysore Nagaraja Christian E. Nobles Lorenzo Ocampo Diana M. Ochoa Roman C. Owens Krishnaveni Palanivelu Gregory E. Park Keaira A. Philogene Michael William Pierce Oleg Podolyan Amogh Prahalad Muris Saab Seyed Amirabbas Sabei Steven Santiago Afis Sordic Thomas Edward Tante Andrew Thornquist Maria S. Toubbeh Lowell Usrey Vinaya Vasudevan Jailene Marie Velazco Lopez Joseph Wagner Eric Wang Scottle Warren McNeil H. White Christopher Thomas Wilkinson Dwight Woods Andrei Yermakov Sharareh Yuen MASTER OF SCIENCE IN LAW ENFORCEMENT AND PUBLIC SAFETY LEADERSHIP

Joshua O’Neil Abbott Travis Lee Adams Gerardo Luis Alonso Claudia Ayala David Michael Barker Edward Baskaron Christopher Patrick Belcore Andrew Bellante Kalyn L. Benavidez Kelly Michelle Blackwelder Michael Jay Blevins Byron Terrill Branch Robert Brinton Sandra L Briones Jeffrey Brown



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Master’s Degrees

Professional and Continuing Education Jason Browning Gail Bury Kenneth Busiere Steven Louis Cagigas Sharra Yvonne Carter Shawna Celello Cynthia Chavez Mark Cherry Nathan Chio Lisa Citta Bradley Collins Antonio Manuel Cortina Garry Albert Couso Jorge Cruz-Fernandez Chad J. Davis Ryan M. Davis Gregory Deger Martha Stella Delgado Vanessa Lyn Delgado Arturo Raymond Diaz Matthew Mark Domenico Reginald Early Darbie Ernst Lizbeth Escobar Staci Nicolle Esqueda Marco Antionio Evans Brandon G Fernandez Johnathon Francis Adrian Garza Nathan Gaughan Albert J. Gavin Patrick Gildea Christopher John Goff Jason Gordon Drew Richard Gortmaker Chris L. Grill Brian Gunsolley Luke David Hammond Allen Shawn Hancock Bryan Lee Hargett Richard William Harvey Katherine Heightman Travis Herbek Han Lin Ho Ricky Ho William Barry Hutchings Christopher Huynh Benjamin Irving Jeffrey Thomas Jensen Celeste G. Jimenez 12

Alex Johnson Micah C Jones Trevelyon Jones David Lorenzo Juarez Ryan Kass Liaquat Ali Khan Melissa Klawuhn Errol B. Kramer Zachary T. Lambi Mark Wei-Sing Lee Christophe Lelong Christopher Alan Leonardi Christopher Leonardo Adam LeVesque Orasio Leyva Jolie Gentry Macias Matthew Edward Madden Courtnie Mair Trenner Marchetti Kristi Suzanne Marusich Bradley Marweg Laura McLean James McMahon Roberto Armando Medrano Dikran Melkonian Diana A Mendieta Jennifer Marie Mendoza Maria Mendoza John Millen Connie A. Milligan Guillermo Mixer James I. Miyashiro Randal Moody Benjamin T. Moszkowicz Roman Joseph Murrietta William James Newhouse Joshua Ryan Nolder Thomas A. Nollie Adam Oberdorfer Bradon Ogata Joe Okies Andrew James Omahen Jesus Candelario Ortiz Pearl Pantoja Virginia Passamentt Zachary Alan Paz Ryan Pedersen Ryan A. Perlongo Jeffrey Peterson Kenny Hoang Pham

Master’s Degrees

Professional and Continuing Education Kevin Matthew Phelps Christopher David Pinal John Richard Porter Ian Powell Ronald William Quock Susan C. Ralph David Michael Reynolds Francisco J. Reynoso Matthew Grant Richmond Thomas Lee Roberts Pietro Giuseppe Roccisano Juan Valentin Rocha Devin Daniel Rodarte Matthew Russell Rogers James Patrick Rooney David Lee Russell Mark Sahakian James Sandberg Stephen Sealy Kyle Sheek Jeff D. Smith Shauna M. Stelson

Joseph Surdam Celeste Taylor Jeffery Chase Thomas Nolan Thomason Luis Tobar George Matthew Townsen Peter James Underthun Kathy Vargas Adrianna Vasquez Michael James Viscomi Theresa Marie Vitalich Melissa Kay Warden Stephen Mark Watson De Anne Marie Wigginton Jeffrey Clark Wilson Shayne Wright Marissa Yabko Derrick John Young Kamran Christopher Young Peter W. Yung Cristyn Zett

Doctoral Degrees

Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN NURSING

Rocelle Aglugub Exploring The Decontamination Process For Reusable Medical Devices (RMDS) Mubarak A. Aldawsare Correlates Of Health Literacy And Perceptions Of Burden Among Caregivers Of Persons Diagnosed With Chronic Illnesses Molly Ann Bauer Trauma Recidivism: Threat Orientations And Recurrent Injury Perceptions Elizabeth Boulette A Retrospective Analysis To Determine If Obstructive Sleep APNEA During Pregnancy Is A Predictor Of Length Of Stay In Women Who Delivered In A Military Treatment Facility Geline Buenconsejo Phenomenological Study Of The Lived Experience Of New Graduate Nurses Caring For Hospitalized Patients Living With Dementia

Joshua Aaron Carr Remifentanil Patient Controlled Analgesia Use In Laboring Women: A Feasibility And Acceptability Study Pedro Alonso Colio Cardiology Implications Of ED COVID-19 Patients In An Underserved Rural Health Care Environment Silvinia G. Gonzalez Cuizon A Qualitative Exploration Of The Patient Care Experience As Perceived By Hispanic Patients Receiving Care At A Safety-Net Facility Jeffrey R. Darna A Description Of Impostor Phenomenon In Certified Registered Nurse Anesthesiologists Mary Ann David Risk Of Acute Kidney Injury: Biomarkers And Factors Catherine B. De Leon Interventional Radiology Procedures Without Sedation: The Nurse Experience 13


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Doctoral Degrees

Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science Michelle L. Jackson Transitioning Eating Practices Of Older Adults Ann Ozaze Lawani Transitions In Palliative Care: Referral Time And Healthcare Utilization For Advanced Stage Colon, Rectal, And Lung Cancer Patient Rebecca Mattson Feasibility Of Online Nutritional Counseling And/ Or Remote Self Weighing In Pregnant Women With Obesity Sheree A. Scott Examining The Patient Preference Aspect Of The Patient Experience Amid A Pandemic DOCTOR OF NURSING PRACTICE

Sunday Adeyeye Improved Monitoring of Depression & Suicidal Ideation in Low-Income Adolescents through Evidenced Based Provider Education Claudia Stephanie Aguayo Increasing the Health and Wellness of Hispanic Families During Covid-19: A Policy Perspective Jonathan Allotey Increasing Mental Health Literacy in the Black Church Bryan Amaro Implementing Adverse Childhood Experience Screening in an Intensive Outpatient Mental Health Program Ana C. Bartholo Intimate Partner Violence Education-A Toolkit Lilian Joy Jamerlan Chan eConsent Forms on Ancillary Applications with Electronic Medical Record Integration: Reducing Consent Error Rates Kelly Chambers Forestalling: Employing Case Management Strategies to Decrease Emergency Department (ED) Visits by Super Utilizer Patients Lauren Jessica Chew Impact of Telephonic Follow-Up in Patients Initiating Antineoplastic Treatment in the Ambulatory Setting Allison Rae Chico Increasing the Health and Wellness of Hispanic Families During Covid-19: A Policy Perspective


Ashley Lynn Clark Improving Completion Rate of Identifying Seniors at Risk (ISAR) Screening Tool in Emergency Department (ED) Setting Jessica Cooke Improving same day surgery patient outcomes through an NP led telephone follow-up call Madalyn Cosensci Impact of post-discharge weekly telephone follow-up on 30-day readmission for discharged adults with schizophrenia spectrum disorders (SSDs) Christina M. Covington Does comfort care make you uncomfortable? Alison Cusmano Self-Measured Blood Pressure Monitoring: A Patient Empowerment Project. Romilynn Danko Impact of post-discharge weekly telephone follow-up on 30-day readmission for discharged adults with schizophrenia spectrum disorders (SSDs) Natalie Drone Decreasing Adverse Events By Implementing Blunt Tip Cannulas In The Administration Of Dermal Fillers Pittawat Narktawan Emerson Fall Risk Assessment and Intervention to Reduce Fall-Related Injuries and Hospitalization in Older Adults. Ashley Lauren Fanjoy Nurse Practitioner Led Telephone Follow Up for Heart Failure Patients Natalie E. Fisher Enriching the perioperative enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) program for patients undergoing Whipple procedure for pancreatic cancer. Theresa Fitzpatrick Improving Fall Risk on a Locked Inpatient Psychiatric Unit Megan Gilmartin Forestalling: Employing Case Management Strategies to Decrease Emergency Department (ED) Visits by Super Utilizer Patients Kelly Glas Identifying elderly patients at high risk for postoperative cognitive dysfunction: A Clinical Perspective

Doctoral Degrees

Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science Colleen Elizabeth Harris Effects of Diabetes Self-Management Education on Self-Efficacy and HgbA1c Levels Among Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Elena Johns POLST Completion in the Primary Care Setting Samantha M. Kaikai Evaluating the effectiveness of education on the misuse of corticosteroids and antibiotics for treatment of acute pharyngitis Meredith Kazato Screening for childbirth related PTSD using the city birth trauma scale: a pilot project Marissa M. Marquez Improving Vaccination Rates Through Community Partnership Peggy Darlene Mata Prediabetes education to prevent progression to Type 2 diabetes: In a small community clinic in Mexico Kristin McMahon The Power of Proactive Referrals: Implementation of the Ask-Advise-Refer Model of Smoking Cessation at a Community Health Clinic Cerah Nagata Screening for Suicide Risk in the Outpatient Electroconvulsive Therapy Population. Martha Narasimhan-Narayanan Forestalling: Employing Case Management Strategies to Decrease Emergency Department (ED) Visits by Superutilizer Patients Anniesatu Mosho Newland Pilot Project: Lifestyle Modification Interventions on Hemoglobin A1c Level in Patients with Type II Diabetes Mellitus in an Underserved Community Christine Ngwazini Implementing Nola Pender’s Health Promotion Model to Increase Self-Efficacy and Weight Loss Vera Nikolaychuk Implementation of the Edinburgh Screening Tool for mothers with postpartum depression in the pediatric setting.

Bukola Deborah Olsuanya Treatment Evaluation of Iron Deficiency Anemia in Women of an Underserved Community Brian A. Piatkowski Implementation of surgical education to burn patients prior to the informed consent process. Michele Readman Development of a Nurse Practitioner Driven Educational Program for Cardiology Providers to Increase Knowledge and Awareness of Neurodevelopmental Assessment Needs in Children with Congenital Heart Defects Agnes Rodrigues Smiling Mind: A Mobile Based Application to Reduce Workplace Stress Jose Andres Rozo Increasing the Health and Wellness of Hispanic Families During Covid-19: A Policy perspective Iris Karina Vazquez Increasing the Health and Wellness of Hispanic Families During Covid-19: A Policy perspective Alejandra Villegas The Use of Telehealth to Improve Patient Outcomes Among Diabetic Patients in a Rural Women’s Health Clinic Robert Rodriguez Villegas National Early Warning Score (NEWS) for COVID-19 infected Patients: A Clinical Guidance Tool Priya Madhure Vishwanath Screening people experiencing homelessness for Adverse Childhood Events Kamila Zasowska Improving same day surgery patient outcomes through an NP led telephone follow-up call



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Master’s Degrees

Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science MASTER OF SCIENCE IN HEALTH CARE INFORMATICS

Alaa G. Ahmed Nouf F. Alassaf Abdulelah Albukhari Eman Alrabadi Enitan A. Areola Justine Arinda Maria Ayuningtyas Sonny Bernal Batasin Manisha Bhojwani Lynetta M. Boyd Carl Winford Butler Cejamil Salazar Calderon Linawati Collier Pauline Coriell Julian A. Corral Kaiyue Deng Rachel Dixon Abigail R. Fabella Vincent Falcetta Jennifer Nicole Falk Esther Feuerstein Gabrielle Aimee Francois Arielle E. Garcia Michelle Garcia Anna Elizabeth Hardy Tabitha M. Hickmon-Mitchell Suzan Hussein Julie Huynh Jada V. Jackson Michelle Anne Jackson Annalea Jamin Michelle E. Jasper-Singleton Snigdha S. Jayavarapu Haider Kamaluldeen Ada Kardos Ashley M. Knepler Timothy L. Kwong Kevin T. Le Yingxin Lu Lehua K. Mahi Rena T. Mallet - Smith Robert Taylor Martin Kimberly A. Mendiola Deanna L. Miller Mona Mokri Taylor Andrew Murphy Mercy Wanja Mwaniki Gavin-Ainsley Bensang Nadong 16

Gurminder Nagra Cristina Ana Maria Navarro Charles Nevin Megan Nguyen Thomas Patrick Noonan Andrea I. Owens Matthew Wade Pankey Katie Inhae Park Kayla Marie Pedraza Kendrah Peters Olena Petrenko Jewel Ignacio Quilaton Christian Renteria Shiela Marie Restor Donna Richard Daniel Enrique Rodriguez Percy Rodriguez Julian A. Romero Travis Ryan Bianca Nicole San Miguel Jayla Tiffani Schuhmeier Catrina M. Storm Claire Sundquist Trishika M. Tabuena Justin B. Tran Cristina N. Trujillo Arturo Vargas Christlene Sherley Villefranche Brian Vu Caroline Elizabeth White Douglas Wade White Candace Alyssa Yang Aynadis L. Zewodiye MASTER OF SCIENCE IN NURSING IN HEALTH CARE INFORMATICS

Kimberly Suzanne Bergcollins Erin Horpayak Jennifer Perez Nguyen MASTER OF SCIENCE IN NURSING IN ADULT GERONTOLOGY NURSE SPECIALIST

Mary C. Abbott Mona Alonazi Wasaif Alqahtani Hanan Alrashidi Oliver Mallillin Erece Corey Michelle Fancher Kolt Harris

Master’s Degrees

Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science Nathan Jude Lee Fahad Noshili Nicole Elise Rumpf Erik Sanchez Jennifer Steveley MASTER OF SCIENCE IN NURSING IN CLINICAL NURSE LEADER

Basma Adams Eunice Celis Arellano Natalie Ashley-Hardy Alexa Azuara Giselle Dimaano Balanza Lauren Victoria Garcia Bella Megan Karey Browning Amber Marie Bujold Courtney Lee Carbonneau Courtney Lynn Caro Leslie Kit Yee Cheung Allison Cooper Breanna Caitlin DeMeyer Allie Margaret Delicio-Parker Jasmine Edwards Paulina E Escobedo Kenneth Ferrell Lyla Joy Gabel Marisa N. Gonzalez Juan Alberto Gonzalez Asiya Sarah Karapetian Kimberly Kunert Sydney Lay Richard C. Leung Joseph Edward Lewis Dana Lynn Lowenstein Erika S. Lucin Brian Maggy Mackenzie Louise Morris Katarina Naldoza Natalie Navarrete Matthew Lee Negrete Hoang-Tram K Nguyen Alexa R. O’Hara Ryan R. Owens Catalina S. Petersen Delaney Puhek Abigail Puzz Jasna Redzic Erika Vedastine Lucin Reitz Julia Rivalta Annalise Marie Schlafer

Lauren Schmid Khayla Shabazz Lauren Michelle Shiovitz Ebonie S. Smart Meagan Moreland Smith Anne K. Volle Ashley Joy Finley Lyndsey Michelle Williams Tava Jean Willis Samantha S. Wilson Amber Woo Veronica Yates MASTER OF SCIENCE IN NURSING EXECUTIVE NURSE LEADER

Maria Beatriz Barreto Emily Helen Burns Vera Miller Augustin M. Rucobo Sheryn Shahwan-Solorzano MASTER OF SCIENCE IN NURSING PRIMARY CARE FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER


Brandon August Cole Nicole Dorae French Kevin B. Santos



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Master’s Degrees

College of Arts and Sciences MASTER OF FINE ARTS IN ACTING

Nathan Van Atta Henian Patrice Boone Bret Cassidy Jacqueline Dupre Komi Gbeblewou Savannah Faye Ochran MASTER OF ARTS IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

Matthew David Abbott Dalai Al Fares Marie-Linh Isabella Baseel Dominique Reshel Batiste Jassem Behbehani Gabriel Axel E. Gamboa Vladimir S. Ghahramanyan Victoria Nicole Henson

Elizabeth Kurkin Teagan D. McGinnis Eric Miller Randall Ramos Mursel Sonit Sabir Erin A. Steele MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ENVIRONMENTAL AND OCEAN SCIENCES

Samantha J. Ahlman Elena C. Beckhaus Abby Bierzychudek Annabel Y. Gong Nancy Torres Emily Parks Michelle L. Robidas Noah Jansen-Yee

Master’s Degrees

Knauss School of Business MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Abdulla Abdulqader Benjamin M. Adelman Faisal Alnefaie Fatima F. Alrasheed Daniel Alvarez-Mendoza Colin Andrews Kaylee Anesta Humberto Arechiga Bryan Neal Aubel Grant Dylan Avrashow Jana Charlotte Behncke Anton Bilyy Joshua Briant Maresa Buch Trigio Canedo Rivas Walker Gregory Chuppe Gabriela Clair Trevor Currie Nicholas D. D’Benedetto Katelyn Diggs Nikolai Dziezyc Luis Roberto Fimbres Michael Flores Jeffrey Frye 18

Gabriel Garzo Manuel Maiz H. Gonzalez Samuel Gonzalez Anthony Gunterman Olivia May Hadidan Alexander Hardick Dana Danielle Harmon Anthony Hidalgo Meghan Marie Holub Jamie Hurst Raquel Andrea Kennedy Mitchell I. Krassin Miguel Angel Ledesma Nicolas Adrien Leuvrey Derek Lipinczyk Xianyi Liu Ahmed Mandil Rachel McKinney Audrey Miciano Maddy Mahdokht Moktarani Michael Molitor Moriah Myers Suzanne Lynn Okorley Sergio A. Palacios Claire Pierce Jason Pijpaert

Master’s Degrees

Knauss School of Business Nancy Raschel Jaclyn M. Sewell Jenna Alexis Sharp Marc Steele Christopher B. Stewart Gene Floyd Storer Kourtney E. Swank Zachary Tonks Alejandra M. Trejos Meliza M. Trimidal Demetrio Vallejo Katrina Vasquez Shawn Vo Andrew Downing Wooster Justin Fabian Young Timothy Yu MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ACCOUNTANCY Hamad Alhusainan Tiffany Bisharat Briana N. Campbell Brittney Eunyoung Dong Ryan Gardina Madison Holbrook Maeve Corcoran Kearney Samantha Lei Nicole Son Ca Doan Thi Meneses Megan E. O’Linn James Parthemer Madeleine Reeds Brianna Marie Rosemark Sarah Schrancz Hannah H. Sperberg Richard E. Stoermann Nicholas George Ross Taveres-Finson MASTER OF SCIENCE IN BUSINESS ANALYTICS Olasunkanmi S. Akinnola Alejandro Javier Armenta Leonid Belyaev Gidon Daniel Bonner Danielle Henry Thomas Jackson Hollerbach Patrick John Kelly Sydney E. Kitlowski Yaxi Lei Jiayun Liang Ethan Lindt

Anthony Andrew Melendez Jonas Minich Andrew Olson Trenton Reed Pearson Monica Pelayo Sebastian A. Perez Cianna M. Platt Amanda Lea Sangari Matthew Douglas Wall Shih-Wei Wang MASTER OF SCIENCE IN EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP Omar Eduardo Araiza Brandon Louis Carpenter Ryan Dale-Johnson Victoria M. Edrington Mark E. Hoekstra Arash Irani Wendy Danielle Kelley Manuel Sedano Todd James Tatham Todd Trahan Elizabeth Trujillo MASTER OF SCIENCE IN FINANCE Oderah B. Ahiligwo Khaled Al Mutawa Mae Al Shanafey Abdulwahab Ahmad AlAwadhi Fatima Alshatti Lisa Aoki Tyler M. Bautista Marika M. Cakala Jamie Cheatham Francesco Chirulli Fabrizio Ferrarese della Rovere Annalise N. Hagen Shari Eme Henley George M. Hotaling Nicholas Kascak Jacob Brian Knebel Kaan Kramer Xianyi Liu Vladimir Pinchuk Andrew Alejandro Rios Luis A. Sanchez Dai Phu Tran Jie Wang 19


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Master’s Degrees



Eduardo Aranda Cueva Julio Cesar Cardenas Munguia Lucynda G. Carrancedo Jose Maria Castellanos Gabriela Enciso Mariandrea Enriquez Estrada Mariana Felix Leticia Gonzalez Xiomara Gonzalez Humberto Hernandez Mariana Heissel Lafaire Javier Lopez-Portillo Luis Alfonso Merigo Abraham Morales Elia Maria Ruiz Lucia Salcido Gabriela Trapala Nava Jesus Salvador Valdes Gonzalez Tobias Guillermo Valdez

Syed Anjum Christine Ann Brooks Jeffrey Buckner Gregory Clipper Gregory G. Garcia Joshabel Eve Hazelwood Karina Medina Hewson Tran Nguyen Steve Ochoa Jordan R. O’hara Anne Marie Ragland Alexandros Nabil Sawiris Jennifer Simpson Patricia Wise

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN REAL ESTATE Shaharyar Ahsan Jeremy Robert Belgau Paul C. Borde Grant Samuel Brutten Daniel Cleaver Trevor Allan Currie Andrew Edwards Juhi Goyal Teresa Leonie Hauck Brian Jacobs Graydon Karl Kimme Anna Franziska Knoppik Nicolas Leuvrey Moritz Jurgen Marten Cole Martinez Caleb R. Moser Ramon Oseguera Colin Robert Pancrazi Emil Peithner Florian Schick Marlon Christopher Schubert Zachary Tonks Tom Weissenborn Samuel Douglas White


MASTER OF SCIENCE IN TAXATION Anastasiya Auseikava Robert Hanlon Jennabel Javier Lelio Xiangle Lee Stephen T. Lilley Raquel Sherry Sanchez Jeanette Umaña

Master’s Degrees

Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies MASTER OF ARTS IN SOCIAL INNOVATION


Laurie Bane Allison Barth Emma Rose Bloom Adam Richard Campbell Viviana Jimenez Coria Julia Grace Curry Cristina Fawaz Lopez Abigail Hernandez Elizabeth Hunt Zoe Luiz Brittany Maurae Mazal Tabitha Nandekya Nakholi Annika Perry Kayci Prugue Essence M. Rodriguez Jennifer Vera Rodriguez Bruno Robyne W Ruterbusch Alicia Schwarz Fiona Elisabeth Tomlin Grayson Wolf Walker Chen-Yu Wang

Rachel T. Bomactao Jazmen A. Conner Marysol Flores Christopher Giuffre Lacey Michelle Gribble Anya Janssen Caitlyn Andreya Lauchner Riley McBride Lewis Samantha Lorenz Alejandro Marquez Michaela Grace Miragliotta Kiyonna Genevieve Navarro Mara Lena Novakovic Claudia Ochoa Kevin Ouellette Aaron J. Pellot Colleen Putzel Anais Christine Rice Terry Victoria Scalo Christian Schuh Melanie Mary Stanek Victoria Vazquez Sophia Cecelia Luz Ventura-Cruess Jennifer Wilczynski


Christopher Lee Bain Omar Jimenez Rachael Lewis Christy L. McCutchan Anna Nasirova Lisa Sorush

Master’s Degrees


Essa Alshammari Berhane Amene Trya D. Appleby Nadeem Sohail Arshad Betelehem M. Assefa Michael Dwayne Baker Gregory Tyler Bellasis Paul Benefield Keith Berry

Rania I. Bota Charles Robert Brodeur Candace Latrice Butler Joseph Alexander Castro Nicolas De Castro Kevin R. Dobyns James Doyle Bransen K. Draper Anthony S. Edelstein Yousef Hesham Elmished Michael T. Erquitt Andrew Euyoque 21


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Master’s Degrees

Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering Ashley N. Faciane John D. Fraizer Nicole N. Fredrich Don R. Furline Aaron Joseph Galipeau Ricardo Diaz Gallegos Cesar Gallegos Jr. Alexander T. Grap Chree Hagens Giovanni Hermiz Bennie Hill Mohamed Houssieni Iraqi Aaron S. Jaeger Gurneem Kaur Jarrett Kok Joshua Leger Birindwa Lunja Christopher R. McIver Michael D. Meaney Maram Naser Hieu Nguyen Khang D. Nguyen Marcus Mercius Noel Christopher J. Novick Saul Ojeda Vincent Padilla Austin Panganiban Anthony A. Piglovski Tyler Austin Poggemeyer Soumit Salman Rahman Richard Rea Aaron Rhodes Waldy M. Rodriguez Diego Rojas Satish Salankimatt Andrew Salazar Ivan Salgado Prashanta Sapkota Aaron M. Smith Christopher Brandon Smith Brittany Eden Stanley William Stockwell Irshaan Stoss Philipp Andrew Swain Michael Ricardo Torres Hoang Tran Nathan Ward Andrew White Inez Hill Whitley Wanying Zhang 22

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ENGINEERING, SPECIALIZATION IN APPLIED ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE Patrick Caze Jon Matthew Dale Amy Gutierrez Eduardo Jimenez Jason Lowitzer Kevin Mai Ratul Nandy Cole D. O’Connell MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ENGINEERING, SPECIALIZATION IN APPLIED DATA SCIENCE Adila Abdulwahid Sarah AlQaysi Cole Bailey Tristan Demond Omar Elfeky Jose Luis Estrada Filipp Krasovsky Leonard Littleton Emanuel Lucban Jack McCullers Dallin Munger Nhan D. Nguyen Lina Thuy Nguyen Isabella Oakes Christopher Robinson Nava Roohi Leonid Shpaner Juliet Sieland-Harris Hanmaro Song Sai Thiha Tyler James Wolff Andrew Zazueta

The above list of candidates constitutes students who have petitioned for a 2022 graduation date. It is not a certified list of 2022 degree recipients. Degrees will be certified once all degree requirements have been met. Changes made after May 1, 2022 may not appear on the above list.

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